Tag: Data Transparency Coalition

Current Change & Future Vision for Open Data

Open data not only promises needed innovation and government reform, but also unique business opportunities benefiting government and private sector entities alike. Government is not the only driver of data transformation. Grassroots innovators working in specific information areas like geospatial,

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Proposed Pay-for-Performance Rules Signal Latest SEC Movement Toward Open Data

Pay-for-Performance Rules Roil Republicans At the end of April, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has proposed rules that would require most public companies to disclose the relationship between executive pay and their financial performance in an open data format.

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Breakfast Explores Next Transformation: Laws and Regulations, Expressed as Data

Yesterday’s Data Transparency Breakfast introduced the third pillar of our agenda and opened a whole new area of possibility for open data supporters. What if the government adopted consistent data formats for Congressional and administrative laws and rules?

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In the fight for open nonprofit data, everything changed in one month

In September, a stack of IRS Form 990s made a cameo appearance on “Last Week Tonight with John Oliver” during a segment looking into inconsistencies in the Miss America pageant’s college scholarship program. “We’ve had a weird week,” Oliver exclaimed

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Financial Transparency Act of 2015 Introduced, Promising Open Data Across Financial Regulation

Reps. Darrell Issa (R-CA), Ralph Abraham (R-LA), and Jared Polis (D-CO) held a press conference this afternoon to announce the introduction of the Financial Transparency Act of 2015 – the farthest-reaching open data legislation since the passage of the DATA

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